Demographics

People

Total Population1,609
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens17.6%
Employed Population 16+832
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married57.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.6%
Median Earnings25+$38,773
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,354

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,500
% Above Poverty Level94.6%
% Below Poverty Level5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.8%
Median Gross Rent$824
Median House Value$152,800

Ancestry

German23.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.9%
Irish8.6%
English7.4%
Scottish6.9%
Norwegian3.1%
Dutch2.3%
Italian2.2%
Polish1.8%
Welsh1.1%
Swiss0.9%
French Except Basque0.8%
Swedish0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Ukrainian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
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Claremont Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCatawba County
Standard Zip Codes28610
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.71
Approximate Longitude-81.15

Claremont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHICKORY RGNL AP
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp29 to 49 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches
StationLINCOLNTON 4 W
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip48.1 inches
StationLENOIR
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip49.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Catawba512$43,646
Conover8,300$67,865
Hickory40,402$62,286
Long View4,949$44,211
Maiden3,397$58,571
Newton13,005$46,555

Claremont Public Schools

Bunker Hill High
4675 Oxford School Road
ZIP: 28610
(828) 241-3355
High
Total Enrollment 936
Claremont Elementary
3384 E Main Street
ZIP: 28610
(828) 459-7921
Primary
Total Enrollment 404
Mill Creek Middle
1041 Shiloh Road
ZIP: 28610
(828) 241-2711
Middle
Total Enrollment 497
Oxford Elementary
5915 Oxford School Road
ZIP: 28610
(828) 459-7220
Primary
Total Enrollment 633
River Bend Middle
4670 Oxford School Road
ZIP: 28610
(828) 241-2754
Middle
Total Enrollment 510
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